Field Conservation Committee

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FIELD CONSERVATION COMMITTEE




Field Conservation Committee Mission

The Field Conservation Committee provides assistance to all AZA institutions in order for them to engage in effective and sustained wildlife and habitat conservation.

Chair:

Mark Penning, BVsc, Disney's Animal Kingdom

Vice-Chair:

Kristen Lukas, Ph.D., Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

IUCN Representatives

Robert Lacy, Ph.D., CBSG

Kira Mileham, IUCN

Advisers:

Ruth Allard, Phoenix Zoo

Bill Conway, Wildlife Conservation Society

Tara Stoinski, Ph.D., Zoo Atlanta

Board  Liaison:

Steve Marshall, El Paso Zoo

Staff Liaison:

Shelly Grow 

Members:

Richard Bergl, North Carolina Zoo

Nanette Bragin, Denver Zoo

Tim Brown, Tracy Aviary

Paul Calle, VMD, Bronx Zoo

Christina Castellano, Utah's Hogle Zoo

Kevin Drees, Blank Park Zoo

Martha Fischer, Saint Louis Zoo

Chris Gentile, Western North Carolina Nature Center

Tara Harris, Ph.D., Minnesota Zoo

Fred Koontz, Woodland Park Zoo

Andrew Kouba, Ph.D., MS State Wildlife, Fisheries, Aquaculture

Claire Martin, Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund

Rachel Metz, Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center

Peter Riger, Houston Zoo

Carina Righi, Fundación Temaikèn

Rick Schwartz, Nashville Zoo

Matt Seguin, Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

Tom Stalf, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

David Tetzlaff, Central Florida Zoo

Tim Tetzlaff, Naples Zoo